AmTrust Financial Services
 

Manager, Underwriting - Surety


Overview

Overview:
AmTrust is searching for an experienced and knowledgeable Underwriting Manager for Surety to manage and lead a group of underwriters. Leads and trains the underwriters to ensure integrity of underwriting activities and processes. In addition, this position provides credit decisions and recommendations for complex cases.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:
Provide support and coaching to other underwriters and provide team leadership
Determine risk acceptability in accordance with company guidelines and standards
Manage the selection and denial of new and/or renewal business including management of pricing targets, renewal retention targets and profitability targets
Monitor underwriting decisions through regular audits and address issues as appropriate individually or through group training
Develop, maintain and collaborate with Line of Business representatives on referrals and other business related needs
Focus on producer relations including portfolio management by developing and implementing action plans as deemed appropriate
Manage and monitor all stages of underwriting execution
Create and distribute management reports detailing various functions and status on a monthly basis

Qualifications

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required
7+ years of experience in the field
Expert knowledge of insurance
Demonstrated effective management and leadership skills
Excellent analytical and risk assessment ability

What We Offer:
AmTrust Financial Services offers a great work environment, competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include: Medical and Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, and Paid Time Off.
AmTrust Financial Services is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity.

 

About AmTrust Financial Services

 

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. was founded in 1998 to provide property and casualty insurance to small businesses. Through acquisitions and organic growth, AmTrust Financial Services has since grown to become a multinational property and casualty insurer specializing in coverage for small to mid-sized businesses. Our financial stability is based upon a philosophy of niche diversity with a focus on low-hazard risk.

Since its inception, AmTrust has crafted a balanced portfolio of insurance products including:

  • Multiline Small Business Insurance
  • Warranty and Specialty Risk Insurance
  • Specialty Program Business Insurance

In November 2006, the company became publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol AFSI. With extensive underwriting experience and a prestigious "A" (Excellent) Financial Size "XI" rating from A.M. Best, AmTrust has earned a reputation as an innovative, technology driven provider of insurance products. Our commitment to excellence is the common thread connecting each of our businesses.